Myer Lipschitz

director & adviser

Myer Lipschitz was born in Johannesburg and is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand. In 1985 he was conferred the degree Bachelor of Laws. Myer completed his Articles of Clerkship with Ivor Trackman, Attorneys and was admitted as an Attorney to the Supreme Court of South Africa in 1988. Myer immigrated to New Zealand in 1989 and was admitted to practice law in New Zealand as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. Myer became involved in immigration law when employed by Hesketh Henry in 1992. He was employed by that firm to establish an immigration department. Myer left their employ in November 1992 to establish his own practice, known as Protea Immigration Consultants Limited. Myer is a past Director of the NZAMI and is a current full member of the New Zealand Immigration Institute. Myer holds a MARA License (Click here for MARA details) and is also a full license holder with the IAA in New Zealand (click here for IAA details).

Posts by Myer Lipschitz

IMMagine Seminars

IMMagine Seminars

I am pleased to tell you all about some exciting changes to the way in...
April 12, 2024
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Changes to student visas in Australia

Changes to Student Visas in Australia

The government in Australia is in a difficult position as far as migration is concerned....
March 28, 2024
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The Dangers of Fraternal Immigration Advice

Last month, I wrote a blog about the sources that people generally use to find...
March 15, 2024
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Differences between Work Visas in Australia and New Zealand.

This week’s blog is about how the process of securing work visas for overseas workers...
March 1, 2024
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Taylor Swift Tickets and Australian visas.

Obtaining a ticket to attend a Taylor Swift concert is a lot like obtaining a...
February 16, 2024
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Where do you get your immigration advice?

My golf coach often cautions me against looking for golf advice on YouTube to gain...
February 2, 2024
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Will artificial intelligence (AI) be able to replace me?

It’s a question that is being asked by most workers whether you are a scriptwriter...
January 19, 2024
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Australia’s Immigration Strategy

Australia announced its long-awaited migration strategy earlier this week; it’s a kind of roadmap as...
December 15, 2023
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IELTS vs. Pearson PTE – the Battle of the English Language Tests

This could be described as the battle of the language tests, heavyweight division. I’m often...
December 1, 2023
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CV Shmeevee

I often receive up to 60 CVs a day from people wanting to know what...
November 3, 2023
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What’s ANZSCO

Well, it’s not a bird, nor a plane and it’s definitely not Superman although it...
October 20, 2023
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A Free (Visa) Lunch?

There is a sizeable portion of the world’s population thinking of immigrating to Australia/New Zealand...
October 6, 2023
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Creepy Crawlies

It’s a bit ironic how often I am asked the question, “how scared do I...
September 8, 2023
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Back to the Past

There is a danger in writing a blog on a Tuesday for publication on a...
August 25, 2023
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Australia’s Enduring Appeal

Australia continues to be a desired migrant destination notwithstanding the heavy-handed approach to border closures...
August 11, 2023
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Say Whaaaaat?

Even though I’ve been in the immigration industry for 32 years and thought that I...
July 28, 2023
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